Geography -One Liners
List of Local Winds
1-Khamsin: Hot, dry wind in Egypt
2-Zonda: Cold, dry wind blow in Argentina
3-Santa Ana: Hot wind in South California in USA
4- Chinook: Hot dry wind in Rockies also called ‘snow eater’
5-Solano: Hot, moist wind from Sahara towards Iberian Peninsula
6-Hoehn: Hot, dry wind in Alps
7-Bora: Cold, dry wind blowing outward from Hungary to the north of Italy (near Adriatic Sea)
8-Blizzard: Very cold wind in Tundra region
9-Sirocco: Hot, moist wind from Sahara to Mediterranean Sea.
10-Norwester: Hot wind in New Zealand
11-Hamattan: Hot dry wind blowing outwards from interior of West Africa also called Guinea Doctor.
12-Lavanter: Cold wind in Spain
13-Brickfielder: Hot wind in Australia
14-Mistral: Very cold wind, which blows down from the Alps, over France.
15-Purga: Cold wind in Russian Tundra
16-Elephanta (strong southerly or southeasterly wind on the Malabar coast of India)
17-Loo (hot wind which blows over plains of India and Pakistan.)
18-Ostro (southerly wind in the Mediterranean)
19-Marin (south-easterly from Mediterranean to France)
20-Buran (a wind which blows across eastern Asia. It is also known as Purga when over the tundra)
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